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Wed Mar 31 13:45:42 EST 2004


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Q: WHERE CAN I GET HELP WITH A MATH QUESTION?

A:   Have you heard about Ask Dr. Math, the Forum's question and
     answer service for math students and their teachers? We have
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           http://mathforum.org/dr.math/

     If you submit a question to the doctors, give as much information
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     already done, and ask specific questions about whatever it is you
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Q: WHERE CAN I FIND A MATH FORMULA OR DEFINITION?

A:   Try the Dr. Math FAQ for formulas:

           http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.formulas.html

     ... or Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics, formerly Eric's 
     Treasure Trove of Mathematics:

           http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

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Q: WHERE CAN I GET ADVICE ON  <math or math ed topic> ?

A:   Have you heard about the Forum's Teacher2Teacher service? Our
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A:   Visit the Internet Math Library, an annotated catalog of
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     Alternately, conducting a search remains a good way to find
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